1. Be remarkably courteous at all times; but don't let anyone ever, ever mess with you.And above all:
6. Your brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room.
16. Own your career path.
20. Lead even if leader is not in your job title.
22. Know that when you lose your sense of humour you are doomed.The goal is to perform, teach, and administrate with skill, diplomacy, and tact so that your own professionalism will allow you to rise to the top of every situation.